Bhubaneswar, March 24 (LocalWire): A senior official of Raygada district died under mysterious circumstances at the district headquarters hospital on Sunday, police said.
Police suspect, Siba Prasad Panigrahi, assistant collector of Rayagada district, died of medicine overdose. The 56-year-old Odisha Revenue Service officer complained of suffocation in the morning. His family admitted him to the hospital at around 10.45 am. Panigrahi, however succumbed at 11.15 am.
‘We have registered a case of unnatural death and are investigating. His family members said he took some medicines last night. We are waiting for the postmortem report to ascertain the cause of death,’ said a police official.